Tag Archives: Namibia

At CROI, Goosby, Other HIV Experts Address PEPFAR’s Vital Role in Next Phase of AIDS Battle

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This post is by Global Center Director Christine Lubinski, reporting this week from CROI in San Francisco. The opening day of CROI included a session on the future of PEPFAR, featuring the US lead on global AIDS, Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD, as well as the health minister of Namibia and the UNAIDS deputy director.  Kevin […]

`We are entering perilous ethical waters'

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At the opening ceremony tonight that launched the HIV/AIDS Implementers’ Meeting, two noteworthy events (outside of a wonderful acaplella performance of the Namibian national anthem by the local band Vocal Motion 6 (VM6)): Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia, led a long delegation of senior political leaders that included the top officials in […]

A few (surprising) AIDS facts from Namibia

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One of the side benefits from any major global health conference is that the host country steps into the spotlight — at least for a few days. Now is Namibia’s turn, and Dr. Norbert Foster, deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Health and Social Services, outlined some interesting statistics in Namibia’s fight against AIDS. […]

Live from Namibia: HIV Implementers Conference

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This post is “sticky” – it will remain at the top of the blog until the Implementers Conference liveblogging is over. Scroll down for John Donnelly’s coverage and other posts. From June 10-12, former Boston Globe reporter John Donnelly will be blogging live from the  HIV Implementers Meeting in Windhoek, Namibia. Please, check back during […]